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Graham Voss, Professor of Economics



Office: BEC 370 250-721-8545
PhD (Queen's)
Area of expertise:
Applied macroeconomics with a focus on monetary policy, fiscal policy, and exchange rates.


Graham Voss is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Victoria. He has a BA (Honours) from the University of Victoria, an MA from McMaster University and a PhD from Queen’s University.


  • Applied Macroeconomics with a focus on Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy and Exchange Rates


  • ECON 405B, International Monetary Theory and Policy
  • ECON 410B, Problems of Canadian Macroeconomic Policy
  • ECON 501, Macroeconomic Analysis

Selected Publications

  • "Is Canada an optimal currency area? An inflation targeting perspective," with M. Chaban, Canadian Journal of Economics, 49:2, 738­–771, 2016.
  • "Flexible Inflation Forecast Targeting: Evidence from Canada," with G.D. Otto, Canadian Journal of Economics, 47:2, 398–421, 2014.
  • "What do the RBA's Forecasts Imply About Its Preferences Over Inflation and Output Volatility?" with G.D. Otto, The Economic Record, 87:279, 509–524, 2011.
  • "The Response of Australian Consumption to Housing Wealth, with L. Fisher and G. Otto, forthcoming, Journal of Macroeconomics, 2010 (DOI:10.1016/j.jmacro.2009.06.004).
  • "Quality of Life as an Explanation for the Divergence between Ranchers" WTA and WTP for Public Forage," with L. Sun and G.C. van Kooten, Forest Policy and Economics, 2009 (DOI:10.1016/j.forpol.2009.04.005)
  • "Monetary Policy and the Exchange Rate: Evidence from a Two Country Model," with L. Willard, Journal of Macroeconomics, in 2009 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jmacro.2008.09.002).
  • "Exchange Rate Regimes, Specialization and Trade Volume," with M. Devereux, Topics in Macroeconomics 6(2), Article 12, 2006.
  • "Demand for Wildlife Hunting in British Columbia," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 53, 25{46, 2005, with L. Sun and G.C. van Kooten.
  • "Consumption, Wealth and Expected Stock Returns in Australia," The Economic Record, 80(251), 359-372, 2004, with L. Fisher.
  • "Consumption and Wealth in Australia," The Economic Record, 79(244), 39-56, 2003, with A. Tan.
  • "Public Investment and Economic Growth," Applied Economics, 35, 527-40, 2003, with R. Milbourne and G. Otto.
  • "Public and Private Investment in the United States and Canada," Economic Modelling 19(4), 641-64, 2002.